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28/02 Murali
Head - Operations at YBC

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Corporate Legal Counsel - IT - LLB (12-15 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 803469

- We are looking to hire our first corporate counsel in India. 


- The position will be for a full stack attorney with a background in corporate governance and commercial technology transactions, that can also jump in and assist the business as needs arise. Privacy experience is a plus!

- This position will be responsible for completing a corporate governance gap analysis for our global subsidiaries and will own the global corporate minute books. 


- This position will also be the senior most legal personnel in the India office, which will eventually process all global sales contracts in accordance with company guidelines. 


- This includes drafting and negotiating contracts, primarily on the revenue side of the business. This role will work closely with the General Counsel.

Accountabilities :

- Review, markup/draft (from forms and from scratch), negotiate and close commercial contracts, including master services agreements, statements of work, licenses, RFP responses and supporting documents across the Business Services business unit.

- Provide rapid, practical, business-oriented legal/commercial contract advice directly to business clients.

- Support business clients in negotiating price, deliverables, services scope, warranty and other commercial terms.

- Apply innovative problem-solving skills and practical business judgment to maximize revenues, minimize risk and foster long-term client relationships

- Collaborate with and facilitate cross-team decision-making among the Legal team, Finance team, business teams and other internal teams.

- Manage assigned projects to completion.

- Assist more senior attorneys and management in higher level matters, as needed.

- All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications :

- Degree from an accredited law school required.

- Licensed to practice law in a US state or DC.

- 10+ years of relevant, combined global experience in a law firm and/or corporate legal department; in-house corporate legal department experience preferred.

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

- Experience in handling regulatory matters, including GLB, DPPA, FCRA and HIPAA is a plus.

- Experience with global corporate governance (required)

- Experience with Technology contracts including SaaS (required)

- Services / Software Industry experience preferred.

- Analytical and research skills required.

- Business-oriented.

- Experience negotiating commercial contracts and other experience demonstrating ability to handle and close commercial and legal negotiations.

- Experience working in a fast-paced, fluid and collegial corporate culture.

- Demonstrated success working in a high-performing, business results-driven environment is a must.

- Ability to draft and close commercial agreements with minimal support from senior staff.

- Demonstrated ability to think and decide quickly, and to communicate legal issues and solutions clearly and concisely.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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